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Press Releases: Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Before Their Meeting

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:13:16 -0700

Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Before Their Meeting Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC October 1, 2014   SECRETARY KERRY:   Good afternoon, everybody.  It’s my distinct pleasure to welcome His Excellency, the foreign minister of China, Foreign Minister Wang Yi.  I met with the foreign minister in July in Beijing for a very productive Strategic ...

Embattled Secret Service Director Stands Down

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:12:24 -0700

The head of the US Secret Service has quit following a security lapse that allowed a man carrying a knife to make it into the White House.

Secret Service chief resigns amid security lapses

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:09:30 -0700

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday that Pierson offered her resignation, and he accepted it. The move came one day after her appearance before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in a congressional hearing focused on recent security lapses at the White House. Pierson ...

Forget voter registration issue, Leslie Rutledge's ignorance of law and attacks on county clerk make her unfit to be ...

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:02:45 -0700

Republican candidate for attorney general Leslie Rutledge is positively hyperventilating over Pulaski County Clerk Larry Crane's cancellation of her voter registration. This morning, her campaign emailed out a press release with the heading, "Unbelievable," in which Rutledge calls Crane's action "desperate Chicago-style, partisan politics," a "reprehensible and ... desperate attempt to help the ...

Where to watch the Nationals in the NLDS

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:59:59 -0700

No tickets to the game? Find somewhere to watch with big screens and drink specials.

She's Out: Secret Service Chief Resigns Amid Scandal

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:52:39 -0700

It came a day after Julia Pierson was upbraided by lawmakers.

Secret Service vague with fence-jumper details

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:52:37 -0700

The U.S. Secret Service offered only vague information in federal court about how deep accused fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez got into the White House, in contrast to the dramatic account of the intruder's dash through the building that was revealed Monday.

Kirkland firefighter Routley gets national honour

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:47:55 -0700

Kirkland’s J. Gordon Routley, was recently presented with the Canadian Career Fire Chief of the Year Award. Routley graduated from McGill in civil engineering in 1972. From there he went to the University of Maryland to study Fire Protection Engineering.

Secret Service director resigns

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:45:56 -0700

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson steps down

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:45:01 -0700

Under pressure after a series of security breaches, the calls for her resignation accelerated quickly

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